Letters: Dec. 17, 1965

Man of the Year

Sir: TIME'S choice for Man of the Year rests between the American fighting man in Viet Nam, fighting in an unknown land and keeping the Communist threat at bay thousands of miles from home, and the black man, who is making his presence felt menacingly in the New World. It is the black man for me.

FINBARR SLATTERY Killarney, Ireland

Sir: If the Man of the Year is he who most influenced the course of history and changed the destiny of the world's nations, then I nominate Field Marshal Mohammed Ayub...

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